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Slovik, Eddie

Edward L. Lach, Jr.

in American National Biography Online

Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Slovik, Eddie (1920–1945), military deserter, was born Edward Donald Slovik in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Josef Slowikowski, a punch press operator, and Anna (maiden name unknown) Slowikowski. The product of an impoverished and unsupportive home, Slovik attended schools in Detroit and nearby Hamtramck and dropped out when he turned fifteen....

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